Image ID
ICHi-173433
Headline
Casket carrying the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. arriving at Memphis Airport
Date Depicted
April 5, 1968
Creator
Haun, Declan, 1937-1994
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
color slides
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2018, all rights reserved.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-173433; Declan Haun, photographer
Inventory Number
2002.98
Storage Location
Declan Haun collection of visual materials: Series V, Box 1, box 1
Horizon Bib. No.
145545
Max Pixels - Height
3666
Max Pixels - Width
2444
KEYWORDS
casket carrying the late dr martin luther king jr arriving at memphis airport

Guard holding a rifle and standing outside an American Airlines airplane on the tarmac at Memphis Airport during the arrival of the casket carrying the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. , Memphis, Tennessee, April 5, 1968. King's casket was flown to his home in Atlanta, Georgia for funeral services.

Guard holding a rifle and standing outside an American Airlines airplane on the tarmac at Memphis Airport during the arrival of the casket carrying the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. , Memphis, Tennessee, April 5, 1968. King's casket was flown to his home in Atlanta, Georgia for funeral services.